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that we've had is that the western government that had citizens in algeria, they weren't given much information on what was going on the ground. many countries weren't given a heads-up that a raid was being launched. this type of information we're getting right now really is not helping the families who don't know about their loved ones. over the course of next 48 hours we hope it will get better but it appears algeria isn't prepared or able to provide the type of information that loved ones and western governments really need to sort this out. >> gregg: coner, thanks very much. >> heather: next-door in mali go a setback to terrorists linked to al-qaeda now retreating after days of french air strikes. the military in mali says they are complete control there. streets reportedly a landscape of burned out vehicles and destroyed weapons. a spokesman for the french forces is sounding a more cautious note saying it's not clear all the militants have left. french forces are moving northward into rebel held territory. >> gregg: more turmoil in the region. new violence erupting in egypt. pr
with heavy guns, and with hostages. it was a bloody scene. the algerian government says that 11 militants were killed, apparently the last militants there, but also, the seven foreign hostages were killed. now, the reuters news agency quoting a security source says that 16 foreign hostages were freed today and included in that number, two americans. but as we've noted it's not yet confirmed by washington, and or for that matter, picked up by other media agencies. one american has died in this four-day long saga, the texan who died of a heart attack, at least five others were free. all told, throughout this whole thing, dozens of foreign hostages have died and as well as dozens of hostages. secretary of defense leon panetta was in london today and he had some very strong words for those responsible for this attack. >> cannot accept attacks against our citizens and our interests abroad. neither can we accept an al-qaeda safe haven anywhere in the world. . >> reporter: and panetta was asked about the algerian forces tactics throughout this and criticized by various countries, a bit heavy-ha
to washington, d.c. he was committed to govern the country, not just the one that demanded change. he wanted to work with the democrats and republicans to bring change to reality. he did a pretty good job of it. very first meeting that george w. bush had at the white house with people outside were leaders of the democratic party. he brought in some of the gray beards of the democratic party and how he work as governor and how he wanted to do the same thing as president of united states. it was hard but wasn't easy and i'll never forget how hard we worked to get the first tax cut that provided economic stimulus for the country. we need that kind of work today. >> eric: do you think he'll sit down with mr. boehner for lunch, do you think he'll take that page from that? >> the lunch is a celebration of our democracy and constitution. he'll have all branches of government there. it will be very polite. i think they will not be heavy discussions around some of the challenges that president faces and congress has to deal with. so i'm not expecting a lot of real work to be done at that lunch to cel
were forced to limit the growth of their government. every state has prisons, schools but they find a way to fund those for less. those nine states gained population from other states, increase jobs four point* 9%. the other states declined. competition between neighboring states keeps them from indulging. new hampshire kept vermont politicians from going crazy. the existence of arizona and nevada teacher the california legislator from going crazy. they still do despite so many people moving. but it is good we have places like texas. smaller government means >> gregg: fox news alert on the hostage crisis in algeria this hour where the fate of captive americans are not clear. two unarmed predator drones have been on the scene in the middle of the sahara flying over the gas facility taken over by al-qaeda fighters three days ago. on the ground, a bloody conclusion could be playing out right now. algerian forces have stormed the complex calling it a final assault. sources telling fox news the situation might not be over yet. hello, i'm gregg jarrett. glad you are with us. welcome to am
. according to algerian government officials, they are saying that both militants and foreign hostages were killed in today's final attack. the government just in the past two hours or so are coming up with what they call is provisional final death figures. 32 militants they say were killed in the four-day siege and 23 hostages including foreigners. as for the americans we were were just talking to the state department. they are still not putting out numbers. we know that one person died. he from texas. we have been reporting five americans had escaped and we believed the two remaining americans, this is as of last night, were still being held. today the reuters news agency says two americans were freed today but we have no confirmation and no one sells saying that. leon panetta is in london today and has stern words about those he feels was behind this attack. >> at 9/11 we made very clear that nobody is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. for that reason we have made a commitment that we're going to go after al-qaeda wherever they are. >> reporter: he was as
will remain in close touch with the government of algeria to gain fuller understanding of what took place. greg palkot is live in london with the very latest. greg? >> yeah. we're looking at that same statement coming from the white house just in the past 20 minutes or so. significant because the american government has been saying a little about this situation for the past 24, 36 hours. the president goes on to say, the thoughts and prayers of the american people are with the families of those who were killed and injured. this as we got a little bit more insight into what went down today in this final day of the four-day siege in the algerian sahara desert. according to the algerian government, the militants holed up at that natural gas complex holding hostages from around the world, decided to start executing them and that is when the security forces moved in. algerian special forces attacking the heavily armed al-qaeda-linked militants. killed in that attack were hostages and the militants. algeria government now saying that all told during this four-day siege, 32 militants were killed
. according to the algerian government. 11 militants still hole would up there were kill also 7 foreign hostages were killed by the militants themselves. the new's agency quoting a security force is saying that 16 foreign hostages today were freed and including in that number two americans . we believe that two americans are still not accounted for. but we don't have it confirmed from the state department in washington. that is one report. there was a report that one american was kill would earlier in the saga and five others were freed. all told 29 militants were kill would and all of them running for the past four days and 19 hostages. secretary of defense leon panetta was there and had strong words. >> since 9/11, we have made very clearr that, that nobody is going to attack the united states of america and get away with it. for that reason, we have made a commitment that we are going to go after al-qaida wherever they are. >> in this specific case we are talking al-qaida and the group thought to be responsible for the operation . a few more facts here uma, british petroleum and bp a
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